Aristophanes’ The Frogs: A Way to Stop a War?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Frogs, an ‘old’ comedy play by Aristophanes, was performed in 405 BCE
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A Tale of Two Theaters: Greek and Roman Theaters
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek and Roman theaters regularly rank among the most popular archaeological sites to
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The Passion of Christ-ian Poetry
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is difficult to know definitively when the ‘Ancient World’ came to an
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The Brutality of Citizen Wives
By Mary E. Naples, M.A. Thesmophoria, the feminine fertility festival, dedicated to the Goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone, was
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Greece Versus Rome: Polybius Decides
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is the eternal question for all classics enthusiasts: brawn versus brains, power
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The Birth of the Biography
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What springs to mind when we think about literature of the Ancient World?
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Mummy Mia: the Fayum Mummy Portraits
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom A mummy, a vampire, and Frankenstein’s Monster walk into a bar… and order
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Suicide: A Hero’s way out?
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The debt we owe to the Ancients is almost impossible to measure. They
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The Mysteries of The Orphics
By John Mancini, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Of the many belief systems circulating in archaic Greece, Orphism was perhaps the
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The Pompeii Mosaics: A Rare Look into Roman Life
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Pompeii Mosaics: The Volcano Erupts For nearly 2000 years Pompeii and its
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